☕ books + film

Book Review: Maggie’s Chopsticks

Title: Maggie’s Chopsticks Written by: Alan Woo Illustrated by: Isabelle Malenfant Good For: Kids ages 4-8 The Skinny: Young Maggie, desperate to master the mysterious art of eating with chopsticks, is by turns scolded and taunted by various family members around the dinner table, until her father inspires her to find her own way to success. Continue reading

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Film Review: Brave (2012)

Starring: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connelly, Emma Thompson Running time: 93 min Rating: 2/5 I finally got around to watching Brave after reading about so much of the hoopla surrounding the “new” illustrations Disney was proposing of Brave‘s Princess Merida. Apparently parents who felt Merida was a fantastic role model for their daughters were up in … Continue reading